Definition of iterative
: involving repetition: such asa : expressing repetition of a verbal actionb : relating to or being iteration of an operation or procedure
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Ergo Metroid: Samus Returns, a revisitation of Nintendo's labyrinth-scrutinizing, alien-stalking escapade for the 3DS that in 2017 seems iterative, honed, and if anything, overdue.
Given the sensitivity of what some people post to Secret, this iterative approach might seem disconcerting.
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